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Director of Research at an Independent Non-profit Organisation – Verraki Partners

  • Manager Administration/ Office/ Operations
  • Anywhere
  • Applications have closed
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification experience in research-related area- out of which must be; 4 years of management experience in a research-oriented role

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We have been retained by our client to recruit competent and suitable talents for the position below:

Job Title: Director of Research

Ref: RF_RSC01

Job Field: Manager Administration/ Office/ Operations

Location: Nigeria

Description

  • The Director of Research shapes the organisation’s research agenda to align with organisation vision and core mandate.
  • S/he leads and undertakes research within areas of focus; and generates reports, insights and publications based on research findings.

Core Functions of the Director of Research will cover (but not limited to)

  • Lead the development of the annual research agenda and activities in focus areas to address the strategic goals of the organisation
  • Create insight platforms that showcase to stakeholders, the value and relevance of the organisation’s research insight and analysis.
  • Design and implement a framework to record and report impact of program to critical stakeholders
  • Develop and embed capacity to execute short / medium / long-term research consulting projects for external institutions, government agencies and corporate organisations.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Science or Research – related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification experience in research-related area- out of which must be;
    • 4 years of management experience in a research-oriented role
  • Relevant portfolio of research outputs and publications in reputable journals
  • Work experience in areas around Education, Health, Governance and Women Empowerment; will be added advantage.

Application Closing Date
15th October, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: jobs@verraki.com Using the Job Title and Reference Code as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.